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33rd Annual Scientific Meeting

March 30, 2012

New Approaches to Regulations:

Ergonomics and Exposure Standards

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Goldwurm Auditorium

1425 Madison Avenue

Between 98th and 99th Streets

9:30      Welcome - Phil Landrigan, MD

Keynote Address

9:45      Regulations: Ergonomics and Exposure Standards NIOSH Perspectiv

            John Howard, MD     [View Presentation]

10:30     Regulations: Ergonomics and Exposure Standards OSHA Perspective

             Steven Kaplan, BS    [View Presentation]

Ergonomics Issues

11:15      Following Traumatic Injuries in the Surveillance System of Healthcare - Ahmed Gomaa, MD   

    Workers: The New Occupational Health Surveillance Network (OHSN) - Sara Lockhart, MD   [View Presentation]

11:45      Ergonomic Hazards of Hotel Housekeeping: What Science & OSHA  

    Enforcement Tells Us About Solutions. - Pamela Vossenas, MPH   [View Presentation]

12:15      Lunch

PEL Issues

1:30        Neurotoxic Effects of Manganese in Workers, Children and Elderly: A Link from Early Life - Exposure to Old Age

              Roberto Lucchini, MD     [View Presentation]

2:00        The Future of ACGIH and its TLVs for Chemical Substances   - Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH  [View Presentation]

2:25        We Need Risk-Based OELs— to Defibrillate the OSHA PELs (or Not) - Adam Finkel, ScD    [View Presentation]

2:50       The Past and Future History of OSHA’s Permissible Exposure Limits  - Michael Gochfeld, MD    [View Presentation]

3:15        Panel – New Approaches to “Regulation”    - Frank Mirer, PhD,   

Jonathan Rosen, MS,

 CIH, Dave Newman, MA, MS

                                                                              [View Presentation]

4:00         Evaluation